W S Atkin

Summary

Affiliation: Cancer Research UK
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide association scan of tag SNPs identifies a susceptibility variant for colorectal cancer at 8q24.21
    Ian Tomlinson
    Molecular and Population Genetics Laboratory, Cancer Research UK, London WC2A 3PX, UK
    Nat Genet 39:984-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Wide variation in adenoma detection rates at screening flexible sigmoidoscopy
    Wendy Atkin
    Colorectal Unit, Cancer Research UK, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, England, UK
    Gastroenterology 126:1247-56. 2004
  3. pmc Protagonist: population based endoscopic screening for colorectal cancer
    W S Atkin
    Cancer Research UK Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Middlesex, UK
    Gut 52:321-2. 2003
  4. pmc Surveillance guidelines after removal of colorectal adenomatous polyps
    W S Atkin
    Cancer Research UK, Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, UK
    Gut 51:V6-9. 2002
  5. pmc Single blind, randomised trial of efficacy and acceptability of oral picolax versus self administered phosphate enema in bowel preparation for flexible sigmoidoscopy screening
    W S Atkin
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Harrow HA1 3UJ
    BMJ 320:1504-8; discussion 1509. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Flexible sigmoidoscopy as a mass screening tool
    W S Atkin
    ICRF Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:219-23. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Design of a multicentre randomised trial to evaluate flexible sigmoidoscopy in colorectal cancer screening
    W S Atkin
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
    J Med Screen 8:137-44. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact of colorectal cancer screening
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK, Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, England
    Health Psychol 22:54-9. 2003
  9. pmc Attitudes to colorectal cancer screening among ethnic minority groups in the UK
    Kathryn A Robb
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:34. 2008
  10. pmc Uptake of population-based flexible sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer: a nurse-led feasibility study
    Hannah Brotherstone
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Med Screen 14:76-80. 2007

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide association scan of tag SNPs identifies a susceptibility variant for colorectal cancer at 8q24.21
    Ian Tomlinson
    Molecular and Population Genetics Laboratory, Cancer Research UK, London WC2A 3PX, UK
    Nat Genet 39:984-8. 2007
    ..21, 95% c.i.: 1.10-1.34; P = 6.89 x 10(-5)). These data show that common, low-penetrance susceptibility alleles predispose to colorectal neoplasia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Wide variation in adenoma detection rates at screening flexible sigmoidoscopy
    Wendy Atkin
    Colorectal Unit, Cancer Research UK, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, England, UK
    Gastroenterology 126:1247-56. 2004
    ....
  3. pmc Protagonist: population based endoscopic screening for colorectal cancer
    W S Atkin
    Cancer Research UK Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Middlesex, UK
    Gut 52:321-2. 2003
  4. pmc Surveillance guidelines after removal of colorectal adenomatous polyps
    W S Atkin
    Cancer Research UK, Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, UK
    Gut 51:V6-9. 2002
  5. pmc Single blind, randomised trial of efficacy and acceptability of oral picolax versus self administered phosphate enema in bowel preparation for flexible sigmoidoscopy screening
    W S Atkin
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Harrow HA1 3UJ
    BMJ 320:1504-8; discussion 1509. 2000
    ..To compare the acceptability and efficacy of two methods of self administered bowel preparation for flexible sigmoidoscopy screening: a single phosphate enema and a single sachet of Picolax...
  6. ncbi request reprint Flexible sigmoidoscopy as a mass screening tool
    W S Atkin
    ICRF Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:219-23. 1998
    ..Several randomized trials, including a large British study, are currently evaluating these aspects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Design of a multicentre randomised trial to evaluate flexible sigmoidoscopy in colorectal cancer screening
    W S Atkin
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
    J Med Screen 8:137-44. 2001
    ..The first analysis of the effect on colorectal cancer incidence and mortality rates and suitability for a national screening programme can be expected in 2004...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact of colorectal cancer screening
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK, Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, England
    Health Psychol 22:54-9. 2003
    ..The longitudinal data suggested that screening might produce transient positive effects...
  9. pmc Attitudes to colorectal cancer screening among ethnic minority groups in the UK
    Kathryn A Robb
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:34. 2008
    ..To ensure equality of access, it is important to understand attitudes towards screening in all ethnic groups so that barriers to screening acceptance can be addressed...
  10. pmc Uptake of population-based flexible sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer: a nurse-led feasibility study
    Hannah Brotherstone
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Med Screen 14:76-80. 2007
    ..To assess uptake of once-only flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) in a community sample to determine whether FS would be viable as a method of population-based screening for colorectal cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of illustrations on public understanding of the aim of cancer screening
    Hannah Brotherstone
    Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 63:328-35. 2006
    ..To study the effectiveness of visual illustrations in improving people's understanding of the preventive aim of flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) screening...
  12. ncbi request reprint Polyp measurement and size categorisation by CT colonography: effect of observer experience in a multi-centre setting
    David Burling
    Intestinal Imaging Centre, St Marks Hospital, London, UK
    Eur Radiol 16:1737-44. 2006
    ..e. large polyps misclassified as medium). Caution should be exercised for polyps whose colonographic diameter is below but close to the 1-cm boundary threshold in order to avoid potential miscategorisation of advanced adenomas...
  13. ncbi request reprint History of negative colorectal endoscopy and risk of rectosigmoid neoplasms at screening flexible sigmoidoscopy
    Luigina Bonelli
    Secondary Prevention and Screening, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 21:105-13. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in cancer screening participation: comparing cognitive and psychosocial explanations
    Jane Wardle
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:249-61. 2004
    ..Only the inclusion of the cognitive variables significantly reduced the variation associated with SES, providing better support for the cognitive than the psychosocial model...
  15. ncbi request reprint Increasing attendance at colorectal cancer screening: testing the efficacy of a mailed, psychoeducational intervention in a community sample of older adults
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK, Health Behavior Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, England, UK
    Health Psychol 22:99-105. 2003
    ..6% higher level of attendance. These results indicate that psychoeducational interventions can provide an effective means of modifying attitudes and increasing rates of screening attendance...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effects of colorectal cancer screening on health attitudes and practices
    Anne Miles
    Cancer Research UK Health Behavior Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1 6BT, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:651-5. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Receiving a screen-detected diagnosis of cancer: the experience of participants in the UK flexible sigmoidoscopy trial
    Anne Miles
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychooncology 12:784-802. 2003
    ..However, any interventions aimed at reducing the distress of a screen-detected cancer would need to consider the overall benefit to screening attenders, most of whom will have benign polyps detected...
  18. ncbi request reprint Detection of malondialdehyde DNA adducts in human colorectal mucosa: relationship with diet and the presence of adenomas
    Chiara Leuratti
    Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 9HN, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:267-73. 2002
    ..061). When levels of adducts were compared in individuals with and without adenomas, there was a trend for higher levels in individuals presenting with adenomas especially in the highest category of M(1)-dG adducts (P < 0.005)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Standardized colonoscopy reporting and data system: report of the Quality Assurance Task Group of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable
    David Lieberman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:757-66. 2007
    ..The Quality Assurance Task Group of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable developed a reporting and data system for colonoscopy based on continuous quality improvement indicators...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular effects at multi-detector row CT colonography compared with those at conventional endoscopy of the colon
    Stuart A Taylor
    Department of Intestinal Imaging, St Mark s Hospital, Level 4V, Watford Road, Northwick Park, London HA1 3UJ, England, United Kingdom
    Radiology 229:782-90. 2003
    ..To compare the cardiovascular effects of computed tomographic (CT) colonography and conventional endoscopy in a group of patients undergoing both procedures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Polyp measurement using CT colonography: agreement with colonoscopy and effect of viewing conditions on interobserver and intraobserver agreement
    David Burling
    Intestinal Imaging Centre, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, England HA1 3UJ
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1597-604. 2006
    ..This article presents inter- and intraobserver agreement for estimates of polyp diameter using CT colonography, including the effects of different visualization displays and prior experience...
  22. ncbi request reprint CT colonography interpretation times: effect of reader experience, fatigue, and scan findings in a multi-centre setting
    David Burling
    Intestinal Imaging Centre, St Marks Hospital, London, UK
    Eur Radiol 16:1745-9. 2006
    ..Technicians who report more slowly are more accurate. All groups reported faster as the study period progressed...
  23. ncbi request reprint CT colonography in the detection of colorectal polyps and cancer: systematic review, meta-analysis, and proposed minimum data set for study level reporting
    Steve Halligan
    Department of Specialist Radiology, University College Hospital, Euston Rd, London, NW1 2BU, England
    Radiology 237:893-904. 2005
    ..To assess the methodologic quality of available data in published reports of computed tomographic (CT) colonography by performing systematic review and meta-analysis...
  24. ncbi request reprint CT colonography: effect of experience and training on reader performance
    Stuart A Taylor
    Department of Intestinal Imaging, St Mark s Hospital, Watford Road, Northwick Park, London HA1 3UJ, UK
    Eur Radiol 14:1025-33. 2004
    ..There is considerable variation in the ability to report CT colonography. Prior experience in gastrointestinal radiology is a distinct advantage. Competence cannot be assumed even after directed training via a database of 50 cases...
  25. ncbi request reprint Unbiased studies are needed before virtual colonoscopy can be dismissed
    Steve Halligan
    Department of Intestinal Imaging and Cancer Research UK Colorectal Cancer Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, UK
    Lancet 365:275-6. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint NCF1 (p47phox) and ncf1 pseudogenes are not associated with inflammatory bowel disease
    Nirosha Suraweera
    Cancer Research UK Colorectal Cancer Unit, Harrow, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 10:758-62. 2004
    ..3%). Our data show there is no association of the 1:1 ratio with IBD and that susceptibility is unlikely to be a consequence of an inherited 1:1, rather than a 2:1 (PsiNCF1:NCF1) ratio...
  27. doi request reprint Understanding intentions and action in colorectal cancer screening
    Emily Power
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Ann Behav Med 35:285-94. 2008
    ..Factors involved in forming intentions to attend cancer screening may be different from those involved in translating intentions into action...